Harvard offensive tackle Roger Caron was selected in the fifth round of yesterday's National Football League draft by the Indianapolis Colts.
Caron, who was a second round pick of the Baltimore Stars in January's United States Football League draft, was the fifth player in taken in round number five, and the 117th overall.
The Kirkland House senior garnered All-Ivy honors in both 1963 and 1964 and was selected to Division I-AA All-American teams both years--as an honorable mention in 1983, and as a first team pick last year.
The Norwell, Mass, native was the second New England player selected in yesterday's draft.
NHL Draftees Wear CrimsonAnd now for today's trivia bonus question: Which university had the most players selected in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft?
NHL Drafts Harvard PlayerAfter one season on the ice with the Harvard men's hockey team, right-winger Kyle B. Clark '02 has been drafted
Zotter Chosen by New York in WUSA DraftFormer Crimson women's soccer captain Beth Zotter '00, whose clutch goal-scoring helped propel Harvard to a No. 7 national ranking
Rockies Draft CrockettThe wait, it appears, was worth it. After being selected much lower than expected in last year’s Major League Baseball
Flood Selected in 2007 MLL DraftThe Harvard men’s lacrosse team’s co-captain, John Henry Flood, was selected by Major League Lacrosse’s Washington Bayhawks in the fourth